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Creator:
Print made by Ludwig von Siegen, 1609–c.1680, German
after Gerard van Honthorst, 1590–1656, Dutch, active in Britain in 1628
Title:

William II, Prince of Orange

Additional Title(s):

Guilhelmus Dei Gratia Princeps Avriacus

Date:
1644
Medium:
Mezzotint and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 21 3/8 × 16 1/2 inches (54.3 × 41.9 cm) and Image: 20 3/8 × 16 1/4 inches (51.8 × 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower left: "NI8852"; in graphite, lower right: "[...]MM."

Lettered inside image, lower right: "Hondthorst pinxit | L v Siegen inventor fecit | 1644"; below image: "GVILHELMVS D.G.PRINCEPS AVRIACVS, COMES NASSAVIÆ etc. MDCXLIIII."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.37
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | portrait | royalty
Associated People:
William III and II (1650–1702), king of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and prince of Orange
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21925
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Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy : Exhibition Labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 19, no. 43, N8219 K5 C761 1990 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 30, no. 43, N8219 K5 C76 1990 (YCBA)


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